Dr. John Skibber, MD

Dr. John Skibber, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Skibber, MD is a general surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • New York University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • U Tex-Md Anderson
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skibber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skibber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Skibber to family and friends
4.8
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Skibber's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Houston, TX
He is absolutely straight forward. Initial meeting when he told me all the bad outcomes that could happen with cancer surgery was hard but over the time I have been his patient, I have really come to respect him. When I am doing well, short visit. When there is something that needs to be...more
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